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My Spouse was killed – what do I do now for the children and the household?

My spouse took care of the household chores and our children but was killed in a motor vehicle accident In a situation where your spouse was at home either full-time or part-time taking care of the children and the household and is killed in a car collision, the surviving widow or widower and children have [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:17:17+00:00 December 16th, 2013|Fatal Accident Claims|0 Comments

Recovering Funeral Costs From A Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

In a fatal motor vehicle collision in Alberta, you should contact your own car insurance company for payment of part of the funeral costs. There is a contractual provision under Section B of the Alberta Standard Automobile Policy which provides that your car insurance company must automatically pay $5,000.00 towards the funeral costs. There are [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:17:17+00:00 October 30th, 2013|Fatal Accident Claims|0 Comments

Alberta Fatal Accident Claims for Bereavement Increased

Bereavement Claims As of May 1st, 2013, the Province of Alberta under the Fatal Accidents Act, has increased the amount of bereavement surviving family members may claim for the wrongful death of a loved one in a fatal car collision. Bereavement is defined as the, “grief, loss of care, guidance and companionship of the loved [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:17:17+00:00 October 18th, 2013|Fatal Accident Claims|0 Comments


Our firm assists victims with civil actions obtaining compensation when a loved one is killed in a motor vehicle accident. However, at the same time the party at fault is very often charged with criminal offences as a result of his or her conduct. The criminal charge when the driver is speeding is often dangerous [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:17:17+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Fatal Accident Claims|0 Comments